Sub-Subseries 1 - Reproductions of F. Gleadow's tracings and other historical reference drawings

General plan of exiting piers Diagram defining positions of land saddles and anchorages Land saddle and anchorage Section of anchorage Proposed alteration of anchorage Details of land saddle (Clifton side) Tower saddle (Clifton side) position of tower saddles Tower saddle (Clifton side) Details of land saddle (Leigh Woods side) Tower saddle (Leigh Woods)
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GB 3493 T/2/4/2/1

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Reproductions of F. Gleadow's tracings and other historical reference drawings

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  • [1857, 1903] February 1972 - c. 2000 (Creation)

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55 copy drawings consisting of 14 velograph tracings 1225 x 840mm; 36 paper diazotypes, 4 paper photocopies and 1 plastic reproduction

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In February 1972 Howard Humphreys & Sons, consulting engineers to the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust, prepared these reproductions of tracings made by F. Gleadow M.I.C.E in October 1903. Mr Gleadow acted as surveyor to the Clifton Suspension Bridge Company. His tracings were, in turn, made from original tracings lent by Messrs. Cochrane & Company of Woodside Iron Works, near Dudley, Staffordshire who were contractors to the bridge at its erection. This series consists of unannotated velograph tracings and paper diazotype copies of Gleadow's 1903 tracings as well as some photocopies of original 1860s plans.

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The original F. Gleadow 1903 set of drawings (ref. DM484/25/1-14) and another set of Howard Humphreys & Sons 1972 copy drawings (ref. DM1929/BM/1/1-16) are currently on loan to the Brunel Institute. Descriptions of them can found in the University of Bristol's online catalogue.

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Taken from tube H3433A, box 60.

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